I know, I shouldn't feed the troll. But since trolls are tireless, we must be also tireless in trying to talk sense.
It isn't stealing. When I steal, you don't have what I took from you.
The copyright contract has been broken. It is specifically mandated to be for a LIMITED TIME. Since copyrights are now unlimited, there is no longer an obligation to follow copyright.
The justifications aren't tortured. At this point, the justifications of the copyright cartel are pretty tortured, though.
The people actually producing the art work don't get much compensation for their work. The copyright cartel makes sure of that. Musicians don't get their royalties, and film crews are constantly the victims of bizarro accounting rules where no matter what happens, the film always "lost money."
And your flippant dismissal of calling politicians corrupt flies in the face of extremely extensive and well-documented history.
What do you call the opposite of a tinfoil hatter? Someone who in the face of overwhelming evidence still believes the lies of the slave driver? A Stockholmer? This is you. Welcome to your new label.